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This Company Wants to Save You Money Through Climate Change Forecasts

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The effects of climate change have become more apparent each year, and the data that tracks climate change has been even more telling in terms of the total impact caused to the environment. However, data on how climate change affects other sectors has been curiously…


AdWords Getting a Fresh Redesign, Update

By | Apr 21, 2016 at 5:06 pm

The key to relevancy in the digital age is to remain flexible, as a product or a company, and being able to adapt to the industry trends. This is remaining especially true for AdWords, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc‘s (ahem, Google) platform, as Google…


Why Hackers Want to Attack Your Small Business

By | Jan 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm

First things first, I want to dispel the stereotype that hackers only want to go after the “big fish”. What I mean is people tend to assume that hackers only target big time corporate websites, such as Samsung, Amazon, Apple, etc., that store tons of valuable…

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Notion: Taking Home Monitoring Technology to the Next Level

By | Apr 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm

According to the FBI, there are approximately 2.1 million burglaries that occur in the U.S. every year. With this in mind, it is not surprising that an estimated 20 percent of all U.S. homes are equipped with a security system. However, experts have indicated…


13 Startups Founders Share Their Weird Habits for De-Stressing

By | Jul 28, 2014 at 10:30 am

Highly successful people have kooky and quirky habits that help them be more creative and deal with stress. Thomas Edison and Leonardo Da Vinci would not sleep for days, taking random naps instead, to help them be more productive with work. When it was time…



DC-Based Accelerator MACH37 Begins Second Class of Cybersecurity Startups

By | Mar 25, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Last week, MACH37 began its Spring session with a new batch of cybersecurity startups. This is the second class of companies for the DC-based accelerator. MACH37 is an accelerator located at the Center for Innovative Technology in Herndon, VA. The incubator program is a 90-day affair and is…

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TripleThread Helps Small Boutiques Stay in Business

By | Nov 1, 2012 at 9:00 am

How often have you wandered into your favorite neighborhood clothing store only to find it empty, the owner sitting idly in the corner? TripleThread, a Los Angeles startup out of Science Inc., launches today to drive more business to clothing boutiques. It finds customers…



Who is DC’s Hottest Showcasing Startup? [Poll]

By | Aug 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Earlier this year, Tech Cocktail mixed together a couple hundred DC-area tech enthusiasts with a dozen local startups at the Shadow Room as part of Social Media Week.  Well DC, we’re coming back – this time to Artisphere.  As part of next week’s Tech Cocktail DC Mixer < register here > we’ll…


Never Stop Learning! Twitter Celebrity @Flipbooks on Social Media and Entrepreneurship

By | Jul 20, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Today’s post by Tech Cocktail contributor Samantha Strauss (@SFSam22) is the second of a collection of interviews with some heavy-weight social media industry personalities with a goal to highlight the entrepreneur in all of us. Read the previous post: Share, Learn, Grow! An Interview With…


Fashion for the iGeneration

By | May 6, 2011 at 9:46 am

For the “i” generation, it’s all about our iPhones, iPods, iPads… and now, thanks to three creative entrepreneurs, iStyle Originals brings you high-quality apparel and accessories that allows the iGeneration to wear what’s on our minds. iStyle Originals produces attention-grabbing t-shirts with statements ranging from iGame to iCandy…